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Jeff Barr

Author: Jeff Barr

Jeff Barr is Chief Evangelist for AWS. He started this blog in 2004 and has been writing posts just about non-stop ever since.

Lots of SAP News to Start the Week

Last week one of my colleagues stopped me in the hall and said “Jeff, you have to tell our customers about all of the great work that we are doing with SAP.” I asked him for some details and he was happy to oblige. SAP Business All-in-One is an important piece of enterprise software, a […]

AWS Week in Review – May 28, 2012

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, May 28 We celebrated Memorial Day in the US! Tuesday, May 29 We enabled the use of Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) for Oracle DB Instances. Wednesday, May 30 We announced that version 0.8.1 of Hive is now available for Amazon Elastic MapReduce. Frank Munoz released […]

Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) for Oracle DB Instances

Users of Amazon RDS for Oracle Database now have access to Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g Database Control, also known as OEM. Starting today, you can enable OEM and use it to manage your RDS for Oracle DB instances with just a few clicks in the AWS Management Console. OEM Database Control is pre-installed and available […]

The AWS CISO on AWS Security

As you can tell by looking at the AWS Security and Compliance Center, we take security seriously. You can find information about our certifications and accreditations in the center, along with links to four security white papers. I would also like to recommend a new AWS video to you. In the video, AWS VP and […]

AWS Week in Review – May 21, 2012

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, May 21 AWS customer Pinterest released an architecture update, reviewing their use of EC2 and S3 to scale up and scale down daily to cope with variable traffic, with hourly costs that range from $15 to $52 per hour. We released new Cloud Reference […]

VM Export Service For Amazon EC2

The AWS VM Import service gives you the ability to import virtual machines in a variety of formats into Amazon EC2, allowing you to easily migrate from your on-premises virtualization infrastructure to the AWS Cloud. Today we are adding the next element to this service. You now have the ability to export previously imported EC2 […]